Compliance

Stay On Track With Policy Updates

November 22, 2011
As this year winds down and we consider all the regulatory changes that have occurred, it’s important to reflect on one issue that might not always have been front and center: your credit union’s policies and procedures.  READ MORE

Mortgage Ads On the Straight & Narrow

November 22, 2011
In July, the Federal Trade Commission issued a final rule relating to unfair or deceptive acts and practices in mortgage loan advertisements. READ MORE

NLRB Issues Notice Requirement

November 21, 2011
Agency issues final rule to require most private-sector employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. READ MORE

Debit Card Interchange FAQs

November 14, 2011
The Federal Reserve released a compliance guide that includes FAQs about the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. READ MORE

To File or Not to File?

November 14, 2011
Don't file Suspicious Activity Reports without questioning the decision-making process leading to them. READ MORE

Get Ready for a Compliance Deluge

November 09, 2011
The pace, complexity, and timing of today's regulatory changes are unprecedented, requiring CUs to rethink how they do business. READ MORE

Stand Up for Your Point of View With Regulators

October 27, 2011
Stand up for your point of view when you face disagreements with your examiners and regulators. READ MORE

Donovan: Threat to CU Tax Status Is Low—But Not Zero

October 27, 2011
For many reasons, Donovan says it's unlikely Congress will put CUs' tax status on the table. READ MORE

What Is Adverse Action?

October 15, 2011
The Dodd-Frank Act amended FCRA to require CUs to disclose that a credit score was used in taking any adverse employment action. READ MORE

Examiners To Disclose CAMEL Ratings

October 01, 2011
NCUA has instructed examiners to begin sharing CAMEL ratings with federally-insured, state-chartered credit unions during all on-site insurance reviews and supervision contacts. READ MORE

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